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class does not have its taxes go up and making sure that we invest in education and infrastructure and innovation. the alternative choice that has been presented is that we should lower taxes for millionaires and billionaires and in order to pay for that, we have to turn medicare into a voucher program. we have to get investments in education and innovation, research and development, border security, diplomatic security. that is not the right answer. that is not the right approach. we have tried it. it did not work. we should not go back. >> [inaudible] and the former regional security officer have both suggested there were efforts from the u.s. embassy in libya to have more security at the state department. state department officials would not let it happen. why? why would the state department not listen to these men on the ground in libya who wanted more security? >> as i said, there is no question that the results of what happened in benghazi is not acceptable. four americans killed is not an acceptable situation, and that is what the president moved so quickly to ensure that an
' education, but her success made her a target for the taliban. the cold-blooded shooting of such an innocent victim has united most of pakistan and its immediate in a wave of revulsion. this shopkeeper says that it is the proof of brutality. this is not an attack on malala, but all the daughters of this nation. the taliban has justified the attack, saying malala was pro- western. some tribal leaders said this was against their -- against islamic practice. >> there are less than four weeks to go until american voters cast their ballots. the presidential candidates are fighting for votes. nevada has the highest rates. residents want help. the candidates are promising to do more, but can they fix america's housing crisis? last week, i went to las vegas, where life is in short supply -- where luck is in short supply. know where have they partied harder -- nowhere have they partied harder. they didn't just gamble with chips. they risked the future, too. >> i was one of the ones to over-extended and spend beyond their means -- ones who over- extended and spent beyond their means. >> she walked awa
a little girl in the head because they didn't like the way she was talking about education for girls. the child is 14 years old, a pakistani. she's been blogging for the past year about how important it is for girls to be educated. thousands of people across pakistan held vigils today in her honor. she underwent surgery to remove a bullet in her neck. schools closed in protest of that attack. pakistan's top military officer called her an icon of courage. >>> the dramatic rescue of a british skipper and his runaway boat. the 25-foot fishing boat ran into trouble sunday morning off the southwest coast of england. a large wave threw the skipper and another man overboard. a lifeboat crew of volunteers scooped the skipper in from the rocky water. they took him to safety before speeding away to try to reel in his boat. the skipper's companion was helped ashore by surfers. neither man was seriously hurt. >>> serious firefighting in los angeles, california. they're still trying to figure out what started this massive fire overnight. it housed a cleaning business and print company. thick blac
. the headline is that racial preferences and higher education definitely came under attack today. >> let's remind everyone, ten years ago, the u.s. supreme court upheld affirmative action, less than, 2003, what has changed since then? >> this case is factually similar to the university of michigan case nine years ago. what has changed is the court, justice sandra day o'connor wrote the majority opinion nine years ago upholding diversity as a compelling interest. o'connor is no longer on the court. today the person to watch is the justice anthony kennedy, not against the idea, but hasn't found the affirmative action program that is narrowly tailored enough for him to like it. >> what about the fact that justice elana kagan, she recused herself here, there could be a tie they could decide four justices one way, four another. what happens in that case? >> in that case, the previous precedent stands. so the university of michigan case from nine years ago would continue to be the law of the land if they ended up in a 4-4 tie. >> all right, joe johns, thank you very much. u.s. supreme court to
>>> governor romney i genuinely believe cares about education but when tells a student that you should borrow money from your parents to go to college, you know, that indicates the degree to which there may not be as much of a focus on the fact that folks like myself, folks like michelle, kids probably who attend university of denver just don't have is that option. >> mr. president, enentitled as the president to your airplane and your own house. i don't have any plans to cut education funding. grants that people go to college i'm continuing on planning to grow so i'm not planning on making changes there. >> it was a deeply divided nation or at least it was unless last night that brought all americans in agreement. there is no red america or blue america there is only the america that can't believe how bad this guy did in the debates. >> geraldo: a fox news alert. i'm geraldo rivera reporting that in the wake of mitt romney's undeniable triumph in wednesday's presidential debate there is conflicting evidence on whether the republican challenger continues to enjoy a post debate
was wrong. the taliban are actually proud of targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. a taliban spokesman called her, quote, the symbol of inif a dells and obscenity. unquote. in fact, malala is a devout muslim. she rose to prominence as a symbol of resistance to curtail education for girls when they took control of the swat valley in 2009. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under be the taliban. in one entry entitled, i am afraid, she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon. reinforced with a willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out gave her a nomination for the children's peace prize. >> there are people whose voices have been suppressed and people are living in fear but i think there will be many malala's in this country. i have all the faith. >> reporter: today school children made a point of praying for her. medical officials say that malala will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved onto
to get girls education. the local government is offering a $104,000 award for information leading to her attackers but she does remain in critical condition. mark phillips is in london with her story. good morning. >> reporter: the latest medical bulletin on malala yousufzai's condition is she's still critical, still unconscious, and still on a ventilator and doctors removed a bullet lodged near her spine and moving her to another hospital with better critical care facilities. >> chances are for several days. fairly good chances. >> reporter: it's been two days since the taliban in pakistan tried to kill malala yousufzai. and kill her dream of equal education rights for girls. she's clinging to life. and judging from the reaction of men and women so does her dream. she was a prime target for the taliban who don't think women should have any rights. it's this kind of talk they try to silence. >> they can't stop me. i'll get my education if it's at home, school or any place. save our schools, save our pakistan. >> reporter: local pakistani officials in the swat valley where malala yousufza
. she was wrong. the talibaner proud targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. the taliban spokesman called her the symbol of infidels and obscenity. in fact she's a devout muslim. she promised a resistance curtail education for girls. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under the taliban. in one entry entitled i'm afraid she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon reinforced with the willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out earned her a nomination for the international children's peace prize. the taliban's efforts to suppress and punish her may backfire. >> there's people's voice whose have been oppressed and people are living in fear. but i feel there will be many more in this country. >> reporter: today school children remember her and made a point to pray for her. medical officials say that she will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved on to the united arab emrates. >> this is an impo
-old girl shot for defying taliban orders and going to school and being a champion of girls' education. we'll ask one champion of free speech why she thinks this issue is not getting the attention it deserves. the vice presidential debate is not until tomorrow but he's already being hit with the label "liar" by some top democrats. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types o
education. basically they admit the top 10% of every high school in the state. and that helps to get them diversity because the state -- the schools are de facto segregated. no other university uses that, so it's possible that the court just wants to look at that particular policy. if they do -- >> many people think they will expand it that this will really not just look at that particular policy where they admit the top 10% of every single school. but, in fact, that they will look at affirmative action overall and the makeup of the supreme court could have a very, you know, dramatic opinion pact on how that's going to happen. let me ask you a question between -- from what this woman is saying in this case, abigail noel fisher. there are people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who are being accepted to u.t. and the only difference is the color of our skin. for an institution of higher learning to act this way makes no sense to me. do you think she's wrong about her position? >> well, i think it's really every university in the country, public and pr
talk and move forward from. this this is the subject of education. listen. >> when he tells a student that you know, you should borrow money from your parents to go to college, you know, that indicates the degree to which, you know, there may not be as much as a focus. >> mr. president, you are entitled, mr. president to your own airplane and house but not to your own facts. i'm not going to cut education funding. i don't have any plan to cut. >> so respond to that. why do you think governor romney did so well? >> >> i think he was a lot sharper than the president was. governor romney got on offense early this the debate. he framed the debate in a way that it was very clear to the public what exactly he was trying to accomplish. throughout the debate he portrayed two paths one that the president has the country on and one that he would put the country on. that's exactly what he needed to do. he needed to go after the president on the economy. but he also needed to cast vision for where he would take the country. i thought that was imminently clear on wednesday night. >>e said mitt rom
abortion, death penalty, educational choice, embryonic stem cell research, freedom of religion, et cetera. what is missing in some of the guides, something that the bishops as a whole, in the new introduction to faithful citizenship, i'm going to link on my facebook and on my twitter afterwards. which says, you know what? not all moral issues are equally heavy or weighty. some are more important than others. and let me give you an example. if there was a candidate in the the united states, and there was a favor of institutional racism and what if there was excellence on so many other issues, would we be able to vote for him or her? the answer is no, but the bishops have said an as whole and the new introduction put out last november to the voters guide or the faithful citizenship document. when he we come to issues like abortion, euthanasia, and embryonic stem cell research, traditional understanding of marriage, these are nonnegotiatable, these are already completely-- >> and if we've got a couple, couple one among many other because there's been confusion on this issue of what priests a
education or highways or on the entitlement programs, but we never seem to agree on revenues. i think one of the major stumbling blocks which i've pointed out people have bought on to the theory as part of deficit reduction we ought to lower the top rate on the highest income people. you lose a ton of revenue there and you can't make it up unless you squeeze the middle class. so if you're going to start out by saying the first thing we do is lower the rate from say 35 to 28 as simpson-bowles does or 25 as ryan does it's virtually impossible do deficit reduction without hurting the middle class. my suggestion intended to break this deadlock, this gridlock we've had on getting a budget deal for the last year and a half, let's get off this thing that the first thing we do is say we're going to lower the top rate. in the presidential campaign, the president's campaigning on letting the rate on the highest income people go back to where it was in the clinton years, that makes sense. now some republicans are saying yeah, we may have to do that. that's the way to get a deal done. instead of the
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a blog when she was 11 about life under taliban rule and calling for girls education. the attack was criticized by the pakistani government and u.s. state department. >> directing violence at children is barbaric, cowardly and our hearts go out to her and the others who were wounded as well as fair family. >> the taliban called her receivism a new chapter and said we have to finish the chapter. >> the supreme court begins rethinking affirmative action. they will hear argument whether colleges can use race when considering admissions. abigail fisher, a white woman said she was denied admission to the university of texas because of race. nine years ago the court ruled schools can use race to diversify their student body. >> the judge in the trial of jerry sandusky says he expect the 68-year-old to die in prison. sandusky was sentenced 30 to 60 years behind bars for sexually abusing 10 boys. some of his victims were in court. sandusky maintains his innocence throughout. the scandal rocked the school and caused long time football coach joe paterno his job. >> watching and waiting as
this to "the new york times." >> i want to get my education and i want to become a doctor. >> reporter: that is malala yousufzai, who was riding the school bus yesterday when an armed man boarded, called her by name and shot her. she has had one bullet removed, still unconscious in a hospital. and the taliban has announced that they're going to target her again. >>> and back here at home, a dramatic twist in the case against tour de france winner lance armstrong. stripped of his titles for illegal substance use. today, a new report showed that 11 of the men who rode with him, his teammates, have come forward to testify that armstrong was at the center of the drug use, what's being called the most sophisticated doping program in the history of sport. nearly 1,000 pages of testimony, lab results, financial transactions showing not only did armstrong dope, but demanded his teammates dope, as well, they say. and supplied them with illegal substances. >>> and a warning tonight about the airbags in your car. the national highway traffic safety administration warning about counterfeit airbags
that interview. >> so i thought i must stand up for my rights, the right for education, the right for speech. >> some people might say you're 14. you don't have any rights. you just have to listen to mom and dad. >> no, i have the right of education, the right to play, the right to sing, the right to talk. i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak up. >> reporter: we can objectively report that this is an absolutely adorable young girl and is also fiercely determined in confidence. don, we put a lot of tough questions to her back late last year and she stood up to us. this is a tough girl that many say she represents the best of pakistan. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> mitt romney is accused of flip flopping during the debate. former president bill clinton goes even further. >> so just show up with a sunny face and say, i didn't say all that stuff i said the last two years. >> next, does mitt romney have a multiple personality? plus, what he told an iowa newspaper that's making some people scratch their heads. all energy development comes with some risk, but
million people off medicare and kick 200,000 children off of early education, it will eliminate the tax credit people have to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does -- it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and you know, we have had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about the deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card-- >>> we are going to the closing statements in just a minute. youville -- >> not raising taxes is not cutting taxes. by the way, our budget -- >> we have not raised taxes. >> martha: let me calm things down here just for a minute. i want to talk to you very briefly before the closing statements about your personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country, as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they are going to do manage, they do t. what you need, when people see proble
education, eliminate the tax credit people have to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does -- it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy, and, you know, we have had enough of this. my -- the idea that he is so concerned about these deficits he voted to put two wars on a credit card -- >> we're going to the closing statements in a minute -- >> ryan: just a second -- >> you are going to have your say -- >> ryan: not raising taxes is not cutting taxes -- and our budget -- >> let me -- let me -- calm down things here for just a minute. and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements. if you are elected what could you both give to this country, as a man, as a human being that no one else could? >> ryan: honestly there are plenty of fine people who can lead this country, but you need people who when say they are going to do something they do it. what you need is when seem see problems they fix those problems. we're not getting that. we can grow this economy
the l st tchlsi beeshain arntod >> we believe the educational benefits of diversity are so important they are worth fighting for all the way to the united states supreme court our lawyers this morning feeldeas ichaer, ic otherwise benefit all of the students on our campus. >> reporter: the man who had nneryone'size onus rss usen trying to right past wrongs and make sure there is diversity in our colleges and workplaces but he expressed concerns about how to do that without discriminating against others in the proces decides.wd. today in the courtroom he expressed a lot of scepticism the university at texas in austin is using. alisyn: thank for tt front y etsavreedt. this conservative court could end up killing affirmative action. judge andrew napolitano is here. >> the significance of ts ce wl er ud deonth.sup con 2 which permits state-owned schools to take race into account when they formulate their admissions policies, or lit change that law. if it uphold ithis will happen all over theountry and people min chdedyi tn stbae. 100 years of jurisprudence which says we fought the civil
really wish we had a catchy term for a tax-exempt 501(c)(4) educational group. something like semi-super pac or something that would allow us to shorthanded, would probably help a lot in the educational aspect, for readers. >> to get people to read. >> forget readers, editors. editors don't want to see 501(c)(4). so what i see is we're entering, where brad probably thinks this is positive, where more money is flowing outside of party institutions, outside of candidates, more of a controlled by constellation of political operatives and donors with ties to different candidates. and that is kind of where i see us going. i think it's a consultancy dream. i mean, it's like a gold mine for a political consultant. you can make so much freaking money. you don't have to answer to candidates or candidates spouses spouses. said in a control in alexandria, cat, collect checks. it's a great job and it's the future of politics. >> we've got at least one growing industry. so we have a whole bunch of questions here and also for people who are on twitter, you can use the hash tag investigate this,
in not having any of these social issues, whether they were women's reproductive rights, education and other things mentioned in the first debate and then even as an add on in the second debate is that people made the -- i call it the excuse, well, this is about jobs, as if social issues are not also economic issues, especially reproductive choice. that when women have history -- when women have control over their reproductive choice, it also lends to their control over their economic destiny and that's really, i think, what this is about. for a party that portends to say that we want smaller and less government, you know, they certainly want to put an awful lot of area between me and my doctor. >> what i find frustrating, marsha blackburn was on msnbc after the debate. she responded to chris matthews. the other day on twitter i was talking about abortion and a lot of conservatives said, why are you liberals always talking about abortion. conservatives in the republican party don't want to talk about this. ryan had this big sigh and this kind of gathering himself moment after he was asked th
said earlier today better, more resources than other countries and a very well-educated population system, although the libyan education system lacks in many ways as we know. but libya, their scenarios -- and i'm happy to talk about it in the q&a -- where libya comes out better than tunisia and egypt because it has those special, special types of resources that could come together to avoid a somalia-like situation. um, just quickly on tunisia, um, and i apologize to those who have heard me speak on this before, i saw the tunisia arab spring as kind of two, split in two to oversimplify. but there was a rural, male, older, more working class, more up employed, angrier arab spring based a lot on the algerian protest which has been sort of roiling since 2005, and there was an urban, both gender, younger, more middle and upper class, more socially networked, more employed, more hopeful, more human rights-oriented arab spring which kind of pushed the revolution over the top. and that's that secondary wrap spring in tunisia revolution that worked because of that. but the first one hasn't
. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> live drive-time traffic. we have a problem in san francisco. westbound 80 right at the 101 split. there is an injury accident blocking that fast lane. the fire department is still there along with chp. a couple of cars got into it. they're hooking up vehicles to tow trucks. this could have an affect on the bay bridge. so hearing this you might want to get out here. the bay bridge is light but it could change without one lane blocked on west 80. 7:42. let's go back to the desk.
has done more than educate students. it's guided their transformation in to citizens, warriors and leaders. vmi graduates served with honor in the nation's defense just as many are doing today in afghanistan and other lands. and since september 11th attacks many of the sons and daughters of vmi defended america and mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join you in praying for the many vmi graduates right now serving in harm's way. may glod bleod bless all who ha served and who all serve. george marshal, the chief of staff of the army became secretary of state and secretary of defense, who helped vanquish fascist and then planned europe's rescue of depair. it was of the awful costs and consequences of war. general marshall once said, quote, the only human beings can win a war is to prevent it. those words were true in his time and they are true in our time. last month, our nation was attacked again. u.s. ambassador and three of our fellow americans are dead, murdered in benghazi, libya. among the dead are three veterans, all of them fine men on a mission of pea
for the roog rights of girls to get educated. doctors removed a bullet from her head and she remains in intensive care. >>> bicyclist lance arm string has demanded to know the name of those accusing him. the anti-doping agency has complied, revealing 11 of armstrong's former team mates are among those who testified against him. they providedetail of the substances he used. armstrong continues to insist he never cheated. >>> to the road to the world series, an excitingened to last night's orioles/yankees game. yankees behind, bottom of the ninth. the pinch hitter. bill. -- ibanez, too iffed it up. bottom of the 129. same thing. the yanks win it 3-2. they lead that series, 2-1. game four tonight in the bronx. >>> yesterday's other games, saint louis beat washington to take 2-1 lead in the series. san francisco, topped cincinnati. that series is typed. and back in american league, oakland from two runs down in the ninth to win, 4-3. force a game five later today. following any of the baseball sunny? >> i'm from the bronx. >> yes, you are. really are from the bronx. >> all about the yank
million people watch that had debate to become educated on who they want to choose. and i think the debates do matter. whether or not the momentum stays through, the next one is a town haloform at, then the third -- hall, then the third one is -- it will be interesting to see out polls stay over time. if you look at one point in time, usual usually you can't say how this will be wednesday night. >> steve: brian, to your point about how the post game show with the obama team has been to call mitt romney a liar, it just goes to show you how desperate they are. there was a "new york times" story yesterday that said that ten minutes before the debate was up, they had a conference call. they figured out okay, we'll start calling him a liar. what's interesting is, though, why didn't the president of the united states on the stage go ahead and call mitt romney out live on television? mitt romney saw some instances where the president was distorting his image and his ideas regarding the $5 trillion worth of tax cuts and mr. romney said mr. president, that's simply not the case. barak ob
education it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by 450 billion dollars. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and you know, we have had enough of this. the idea that the so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two cars on a credit card and he did. >> we're going to the closing statements in a minute. you are gaeing to have your -- >> not raising taxes is not cutting tax, and by the way, our budget we have -- >> 3% a year instead of 4.5%. >> let me calm down things here just for a minute. and i want to talk to you briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if are you elected, what you could both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could. >> honesty, no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going do something, they go do it. what you need are when people see problems they offer solutions to f
. it will knock 19 million people off medicare and kick 2,000 people off early education and eliminate the tax credit to be able to send children to college, cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to the closing statements in a minute. >> just a second. >> you will have your closing statement. >> not raising tax is not cutting taxes and by the way our budget -- 3% a year instead of 4 1/2% like they proposed. we are not spending more money like they say is not a spending cut. >> i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements. about your own personal character. if you are elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being that no one else could? >> honesty, no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country, but what you need are people who when they athey're going to do som
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